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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 224-226

Primary retroperitoneal yolk sac tumor


1 Department of Paediatrics, Yenepoya Medical College and University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Yenepoya Medical College and University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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K S Sahana
Department of Paediatrics, Yenepoya Medical College and University, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/am.am_27_17

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Primary retroperitoneal yolk sac tumour is very rare. 3 year old with rapidly progressing abdominal mass. CT heterogeneously enhancing large lesion with liver metastasis. HPE showed features suggestive of YST. Elevated AFP noted. Patient improved with surgery followed by chemotherapy. Paediatric germ cell tumours are highly curable form of cancer, but their diversity makes it challenging for the clinicians.


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